In the latest release from TED2009, Ed Ulbrich, the digital-effects guru from Digital Domain, explains the Oscar-winning technology that allowed his team to digitally create older versions of Brad Pitt’s face for “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” (Recorded in February 2009 in Long Beach, California. Duration: 18:08.) Watch Ed Ulbrich’s talk from TED2009 on […]Continue reading
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Ed Ulbrich spoke at TED2009 representing a team of filmmakers, artists and technologists who've been working on a significant breakthrough in visual storytelling -- a startling blurring of the line between digital creation and actor.
Ulbrich was the long time executive VP of production at Digital Domain, for whom he executive-produced Academy Award-winning visual effects for Titanic, What Dreams May Come, Fight Club, Zodiac, Adaptation and other features, as well as music videos and more than 500 commercials. He has recently exited this position but has entered into a creative consultant arrangement with the company. In 2007, he was named to the Creativity 50 -- top innovators in advertising and design.
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As Ed Ulbrich addressed the crowd at TED2009, Twitter came alive with statements of amazement and admiration. He was explaining the role of technology in recent blockbuster “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” Let’s roll the latest tweets: TED Live: Ed Ulbrich says his team of artists & technologists made a breakthrough in digital animation […]Continue reading